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5 Reasons to Book an African Plains Game Safari Now

Here are five reasons why you need to book an African plains game hunt now.

Buffalo By Boat

In the floodplains of the Caprivi Strip, hunting dangerous game sometimes means taking to the water.

Thunder on the River

During his first trip to Africa, the author found both challenge and reward hunting the bushveld near South Africa’s Limpopo River with Smith & Wesson’s mighty .460 S&W Mag. X-Frame revolver.

African Experience, Season II: Epsiode 10

Professional hunter Sean Holloway guides Brant Brittmann of Illinois to his first-ever blue wildebeest, waterbuck, eland, red hartebeest, black wildebeest, warthog and springbok in this latest episode of our web-exclusive “African Experience” video series.

Bullets for African Plains Game

You’ve probably heard that African dangerous game can absorb five hits from an Abrams tank and keep on charging. You’ve probably heard that kudu, eland, wildebeest and even impala are so tough from evading lions and leopards they’ll soak up bullets that would floor a North American brown bear. Nonsense.

African Game Meat: What Happens After the Shot?

Contributor Philip Massaro discusses common misconceptions about what happens to the meat from African trophies harvested by hunters. We assure you, nothing goes to waste in Africa, especially not meat.

Hunting African Plains Game: How and Where to Place Your Shot

While shot-placement may seem universal, it is actually oddly specific not just to individual game, but to game of specific geographic localities. Read on for some tips on where to place that shot when hunting African plains game.

Advice From Professional Hunters

An African safari can be one of the highlights of any hunter’s career. So you'll want to take strides to make sure you don't screw it up. Here's what a few Professional Hunters have to say about preparing for the Dark Continent.

Top 8 Bullets for African Plains Game

Let’s take a look at some of the best bullets for African plains game on the market.

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